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The Cleveland-Bradley Concert Association presents The Water Coolers in a performance Thursday at 7 p.m. at Conn Center on the Lee University campus. Tickets for the show are $20 per person or you may purchase a $40 ticket that is good for the Water Coolers and for the performance of the Chinese Acrobats on April 30. Student tickets are $10. Tickets are available at the door, or you may order in advance or get more information about the concerts by calling 473-1114 or 715-5662.

STITCHES-IN-TIME quilt submission times for the exhibit at The Museum Center at Five Points will be through Jan. 14. Bring quilt(s) to the museum between hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. To download an application in advance, visit The 2012Stitches-in-Time quilt exhibit will be Jan. 26 through March 10.

The Friends of the Library Association will resume its Book and Coffee Series on Jan. 20 will a review of “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch Library at 10 a.m. FOLA member Richard “Tiger” Jones will discuss this World War II story of survival, resilience and redemption.

Eilen Jewell, singer and songwriter, will be presented in concert Jan. 20 at the Black Box Theater in Athens. The concert is a part of the Athens Area Council for the Arts 2011-2012 Black Box Concert Series, sponsored by Tennessee Wesleyan College. Tickets are $15 for adults, $8 for students and are available on line at; by phone at 423-745-8781; or at The Arts Center, 320 N. White St., Athens.

The monthly Classic Movie Night series for 2012 will focus on classic comedies. The first movie will be the Marx Brothers’ “Duck Soup,” showing on Jan. 31 at 6 p.m. in the Cleveland Bradley Community Room. A complete schedule of movies for the year is available at the circulation desk.

TENNESSEE STATE PARKS will celebrate 75 years with a series of hikes beginning in January. All 53 parks will offer hikes ranging from one mile for novice hikers to longer hikes geared toward more experienced hikers. For more information on the state parks’ 75th anniversary events, visit

THE CALICO SQUARES, a local square-dance club, dances in the second-floor Community Room at the Garden Plaza of Cleveland, 3500 Keith St. N.W., every Tuesday from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The public is invited. For more information, visit or call Teresa Anderson at 479-7790.

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